Wednesday, August 27, 2014

"Hispanic Research Day in San Diego County" at San Diego Central Library on 6 September 2014

I received this announcement recently from Ceasar Castro:


Saturday, September 6, 2014 • 10 a.m to 1 p.m. 

San Diego Central Library • 9th Floor Genealogy Library 
330 Park Blvd. San Diego CA 92101 
Directions: 619-236-5800 

Central Library Underground Parking: First 2 hours free with validation for library users. Cash only.  OR Offsite Parking in the Area Thousands of affordable public parking spaces are also available within walking distance of the Library.

Announcing the inaugural Hispanic Research Day in San Diego County. This is an opportunity for Hispanic Researchers to receive personalized assistance from a veteran genealogist in a state-of-the-art library. Whether you are new to genealogy or have been searching for years, expert guidance can save you months, if not years, of time. Bring your pedigree charts and family history sheets and/or your laptop to save time.

Your host/expert is Ceasar Castro was born and raised in San Diego County and whose ancestors are from Baja California. Ceasar was introduced to genealogy in 2008 and eventually tracked his Castro ancestors to the early 1700s when the first Castros arrived in Baja California. He has a blog ( on this Castro family line.

Castro is a member of the San Diego Genealogy Society, the Chula Vista Genealogy Society, the San Diego Computer Genealogy Society, the Southern California Genealogy Society (SCGS) and the Genealogical Society of Hispanic America – Southern California (GSHA-SC). He is a graduate of San Diego State University and has a Masters degree from Purdue University. He is well known in the San Diego area for his informative presentations, one of which is “California and the Mexican-American War From a Genealogical Point of View” [contact Ceasar Castro at].

This event is co-hosted by the Genealogical Society of Hispanic America – Southern California (GSHA-SC) and the San Diego Genealogical Society (SDGS).


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